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What we look for

Candidates will have a track record of successful Patent prosecution and client counselling in comparable in-house organizations.

  • Bachelor’s degree required (electrical engineering and/or computer science preferred)
  • Registered as an agent to practice before the US Patent and Trademark office
  • 4+ years of Patent prosecution experience preferably at large corporations
  • Solid understanding of Copyright, Trade Secret, and Trademark principles
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Experience with open source software a plus
  • Excellent client counseling skills are a must
  • A team player mindset and attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Collaboration skills to enable working closely with colleagues in the in-house IP team and with the engineering function.
  • Ability to work with in-house and external patent attorneys to direct the drafting of patent claims to support licensing programs
  • Ability to work effectively across all levels of the organization and build strong relationships with engineering teams
  • Strong problem solving skills, self-motivated, and having the ability to understand complex technical inventions.

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.  


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